Discrepancy Between the Extent of Pancreatic Necrosis and Multiple Organ Failure Score in Severe Acute Pancreatitis

Abstract

Whether pancreatic necrosis is a prerequisite for the development of multiorgan failure (MOF) in severe acute pancreatitis (AP) is not clear and has implications for the rational design of translational therapies. This study was designed to investigate the magnitude of any association between MOF and radiologically evident pancreatic or extrapancreatic… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00268-009-0161-9

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